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Chesterville, Ohio
Village
Enos Miles House, built in the 1830s
Enos Miles House, built in the 1830s
Location of Chesterville, Ohio
Location of Chesterville, Ohio
Location of Chesterville in Morrow County
Location of Chesterville in Morrow County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Morrow
Township Chester
Area
 • Total 0.21 sq mi (0.55 km2)
 • Land 0.20 sq mi (0.53 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
1,145 ft (349 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 228
 • Estimate 
(2019)
232
 • Density 1,131.71/sq mi (437.91/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43317
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-14114
GNIS feature ID 1056798

Chesterville is a village in Morrow County, Ohio, United States, along the Kokosing River. The population was 228 at the 2010 census. Chesterville is southeast of Mount Gilead, the county seat.

History

Chesterville was laid out in 1829, and named after Chester Township. A post office was established at Chesterville in 1832.

Geography

Chesterville is located at 40°28′47″N 82°41′1″W / 40.47972°N 82.68361°W / 40.47972; -82.68361 (40.479649, -82.683564). It is considered to be a part of "Central Ohio".

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.22 square miles (0.57 km2), of which, 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 407
1860 1,563 284.0%
1870 282 −82.0%
1880 266 −5.7%
1890 268 0.8%
1900 230 −14.2%
1910 229 −0.4%
1920 155 −32.3%
1930 184 18.7%
1940 188 2.2%
1950 208 10.6%
1960 275 32.2%
1970 264 −4.0%
1980 242 −8.3%
1990 286 18.2%
2000 193 −32.5%
2010 228 18.1%
2019 (est.) 232 1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 228 people, 79 households, and 50 families living in the village. The population density was 1,085.7 inhabitants per square mile (419.2/km2). There were 83 housing units at an average density of 395.2 per square mile (152.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.8% White and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 79 households, of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.0% were married couples living together, 16.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.7% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.98.

The median age in the village was 40.5 years. 25.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.7% were from 25 to 44; 25.5% were from 45 to 64; and 20.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 45.6% male and 54.4% female.

Notable residents

  • James A. Connolly, U.S. representative from Illinois
  • Hugh Dillman, actor and real-estate executives
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